AAEA, an environmental organization founded in 1985, is dedicated to protecting the environment, enhancing human, animal and plant ecologies, promoting the efficient use of natural resources and increasing African American participation in the environmental movement. We resolve environmental problems through the application of practical environmental solutions. AAEA is an outreach arm of the Center for Environment, Commerce & Energy.
Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Earth Day 2008 In Eight U.S. Cities
Earth Day (April 22) 2008 will be anchored by the main event on April 20 on the Mall in Washington, D.C. with simultaneous events in seven other cities: New York, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Los Angeles, Miami and San Francisco. Speakers will include Richard Cizik, vice president of the National Association of Evangelicals, Rev Jesse Jackson, members of Congress and maybe some presidential candidates. The events are organized by the Earth Day Network.
Cities and performers:
Washington, DC, Mall: The Roots New York, Central Park: country singer Ricky Skaggs, Miami: Latin group Menudo, hip-hop group Arrested Development Dallas: Los Lonely Boys Denver: Neville Brothers San Francisco, Golden Gate Park: Mickey Hart